Executive Management Team
Chief Executive Officer
Brendan brings over 35 years of corporate experience and a wealth of infrastructure expertise, including tenure as CEO of Queensland Motorways, where he oversaw the successful transition of the business from government to private ownership.
Brendan was also the former Chief Operating Officer of Transurban Group, with responsibilities which included serving as CEO of CityLink Melbourne for almost nine years.
Executive General Manager Strategy and Business Development
Caryn is responsible for leading the coordination of the Port’s growth strategies and supporting activities including planning, supply chain and the property portfolio. Having joined the former Port of Melbourne Corporation in 2006, Caryn has over 20 years of experience in the Australian and international ports, shipping and logistics sector.
Caryn’s practical industry experience is supported by formal qualifications in science, law and business.
Chief Financial Officer
Darryl is responsible for the finance function, as well as treasury and regulation. Before joining the Port of Melbourne in 2017, Darryl was the Chief Financial Officer for the Port of Brisbane for more than 14 years, and helped lead the business through the transition from government to private ownership.
Darryl has 20 years of port experience leading various functions including strategic planning, property and trade development, as well as 10 years experience working in the road transport and logistics industry. Darryl holds a Bachelor of Business, a Master of Commerce and is a FCPA.
Executive General Manager Operations
Keith oversees a wide range of operational departments including environment services, assets and infrastructure management, spatial data, port security, safety and emergency management, and survey. Before joining the former Port of Melbourne Corporation in 2006, Keith held a number of senior management roles including that of Chief Executive Officer of Geraldton Port Authority.
Keith has also served as the General Manager - Ports for Toll Holdings, with responsibility for the ports of Geelong and Hastings for almost a decade.
With over 30 years’ experience in the shipping and logistics industry, Keith has a strong understanding of the port’s statutory, commercial and operational requirements and obligations.
Executive General Manager Business Services
Jason is responsible for leading the Business Services Division which includes trade and business development, legal and company secretary functions, corporate relations, stakeholder engagement and the organisation’s environmental, social and corporate governance.
Jason is also responsible for the finalisation of the Port Capacity Project, having overseen the planning, approval, management and development of Port of Melbourne’s container and automotive capacity expansion program. Jason has held a number of senior management positions with international building and construction materials supplier Boral Limited, and construction and mining equipment manufacturer Caterpillar.
Jason holds a Bachelor of Engineering and postgraduate management qualifications.